Brett Molina, USA TODAY

Brett Molina

USA TODAY

Vienna, VA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Yahoo Finance
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • Statesman Journal
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • The Spectrum
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • delawareonline
  • The Shreveport Times
  • The News-Star
  • The Town Talk
  • The News Leader
  • and more…

Recent articles by Brett:

Oreo reveals its mystery flavor for 2019, and it's churro

On Monday, Oreo confirmed the mystery flavor for 2019 is a churro-flavored creme. → Read More

Holidays 2019: These are the ads trying to make you cry

The holidays are no stranger to ads attempting a heartwarming approach. Here are some of the ads hoping to get you to shed a tear. → Read More

Lego makes fun of Tesla's Cybertruck with its own 'guaranteed shatterproof' vehicle

The best joke at the expense of Tesla's Cybertruck comes from toy company Lego, tweeting their own 'shatterproof' vehicle. → Read More

Charles Schwab to acquire TD Ameritrade in $26 billion deal

Charles Schwab announced Monday it will acquire TD Ameritrade in an all-stock deal valued at $26 billion. → Read More

Taco Bell tests chicken tenders with tortilla chip coating

Fast-food chain Taco Bell tests a new menu item called Crispy Tortilla Chicken, meat strips with a tortilla chip coating. → Read More

'Tidying Up' expert Marie Kondo just opened her own online shop

Organizing expert Marie Kondo is hoping to spark joy among consumers with a newly-launched online shop. → Read More

'Tidying Up' expert Marie Kondo just opened her own online shop

Organizing expert Marie Kondo is hoping to spark joy among consumers with a newly-launched online shop. → Read More

Chick-fil-A to stop donating to some groups following LGBTQ protests

Chick-fil-A said it is updating where it spends its charitable donations following LGBTQ criticism of contributions to some groups. → Read More

Nintendo to release 'Mario Kart' Switch bundle for Black Friday

The video game giant announced it will launch a Nintendo Switch bundle on Black Friday featuring the popular racing game "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe." → Read More

Microsoft experimented with a four-day work week in Japan. Productivity surged nearly 40%

An experiment conducted by Microsoft employees in Japan may bolster support for the four-day work week. → Read More

The Popeyes chicken sandwich is back, and fans waited a long time to get one

On Sunday, the fast food chain brought back its chicken sandwich, introduced in August to a demand so strong they quickly sold out. → Read More

Another McDonald's exec departs after CEO is fired over employee relationship

The chief people officer for McDonald's has left after the fast food giant announced it was firing its CEO over an employee relationship. → Read More

Top US wireless carriers team up on new texting service to replace SMS

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon are working together on a next generation messaging service aimed at replacing standard SMS texts. → Read More

Tiffany is offering an Advent calendar. The price tag: $112,000

Jewelry company Tiffany is selling a limited edition Advent calendar, stuffed with earrings and bracelets, but it will cost customers $112,000. → Read More

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62

Mark Hurd, the co-chief executive of tech giant Oracle, died one month after taking a leave of absence from the company. He was 62. → Read More

Google Maps on iPhone is adding traffic features made popular by Waze

Google Maps is updating its iPhone app with some of the most popular traffic features found on Android devices and the separate navigation app Waze. → Read More

This historic estate in California is up for sale at $225 million

A historic estate in the Bel Air neighborhood in California is potentially the most expensive home listing in the U.S. → Read More

You can play 'Fortnite' again with arrival of 'Chapter 2'

'Fortnite' is back: Epic Games launched 'Fortnite Chapter 2' with a new map and new features after black hole event took the game down Sunday. → Read More

'Fortnite' disappeared into a black hole and fans are freaking out

It's not technical problems: 'Fortnite' is down after the video game was sucked into a virtual black hole ahead of its eleventh season. → Read More

Candy corn: Why America has a love-hate relationship with the Halloween treat

Here's everything you have ever wanted to know about candy corn, including why some of us hate the Halloween candy so much. → Read More